Colby College is a private institution focusing on liberal arts situated in central Maine, established in 1813. The institution strongly believes that education goes beyond classroom teaching. Thus, it incorporates real-world research, experiential learning, and project-based problem-solving in its curriculum. The college offers to choose from 56 majors and 35 minors in American studies, art, biology, education, computer science, history, music, psychology, and much more. The students get the freedom to design their own independent major. The school houses three unique libraries, each having a collection of resources on humanities and social science, art and music, science, computers, and mathematics. The Museum of Art is an avenue dedicated to preserving, display, and interpret visual arts with a commitment to collecting and exhibiting contemporary art.